You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #9: General fund. nt [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Editorials & Other Articles Donate to DU
MannyGoldstein Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-29-11 10:46 PM
Response to Reply #8
9. General fund. nt
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
  -The debt fallout: How Social Security went cash negative earlier than expected alp227  Oct-29-11 08:36 PM   #0 
  - Sniff......I smell bullsh*t  shraby   Oct-29-11 08:38 PM   #1 
  - Right wing hit piece.  sarcasmo   Oct-29-11 08:39 PM   #2 
  - Why is there never any mention of any war?  RC   Oct-29-11 08:44 PM   #3 
  - Because the war didnt steal the money but the politicians did, its just to  cstanleytech   Oct-29-11 09:28 PM   #5 
  - because they stole money from the Social Security fund for bush's wars /nt  still_one   Oct-29-11 08:49 PM   #4 
  - Social Security is cash positive  MannyGoldstein   Oct-29-11 10:09 PM   #6 
  - Where do the funds that pay the interest come from?  dkf   Oct-29-11 10:43 PM   #8 
     - General fund. nt  MannyGoldstein   Oct-29-11 10:46 PM   #9 
        - Yep. And what is the state of the general fund and how much does it owe?  dkf   Oct-29-11 10:54 PM   #10 
           - The government chose to wage 2+ wars and slash taxes on the wealthiest  MannyGoldstein   Oct-29-11 11:04 PM   #11 
              - When you look at where government funds are going, a lot of it is to seniors.  dkf   Oct-30-11 02:17 AM   #12 
              - Social Security and Medicare are fully paid for by current and past receipts  MannyGoldstein   Oct-30-11 06:51 AM   #17 
              - It's a tax. And if payouts are adjusted it will be so that at the end of "many years"  dkf   Oct-30-11 11:51 AM   #20 
              - Seniors PAID FOR SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE. THE GOVERNMENT "GIVES" NOTHING.  Laluchacontinua   Oct-31-11 04:11 AM   #22 
              - Actually the government cut everybody's taxes....  WranglerRog   Oct-30-11 04:13 AM   #13 
              - That's a very interesting bit of info thanks! nt  MannyGoldstein   Oct-30-11 06:52 AM   #18 
              - Thank you, Manny.  Enthusiast   Oct-30-11 05:01 AM   #15 
                 - Hey, back at you!  MannyGoldstein   Oct-30-11 06:53 AM   #19 
  - Correct me if I'm wrong  MFrohike   Oct-29-11 10:21 PM   #7 
  - ''the government has borrowed every cent'' from the trust they must pay it BACK  yurbud   Oct-30-11 04:47 AM   #14 
  - Have some pastry:  blkmusclmachine   Oct-30-11 05:03 AM   #16 
  - Trust Fund  PeteMac56   Oct-30-11 12:03 PM   #21 

Home » Discuss » Editorials & Other Articles Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC